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Integrity is not everything, but it is the only thing that matters.
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Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
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Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process.
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Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
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Avoid the temptation to force a moment so you won’t miss the one with your name on it.
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Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
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A great future starts with what you can see
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Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
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If the best is possible, than good is never enough and only do the best.
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The idea is to believe me... but as far as I see the world... to believe is a sin... to trust me one...
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We could live several lifetimes and never exhaust the power of our minds.
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The power to become a cassanova is by getting used to being embarassed.
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The power to become a leader is by learning to have vision,integrity & control.
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The power to overcome dissappointment in life is by learning to attempt one more time.
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Software empowerment can be used here as well.
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The power to accomplish almost anything in life is by first getting used to the idea in your mind.
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The power to know an ovulating lady is by observing how suddenly gay she has become.
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The power to have more money is by learning to spend less than you earn.
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The power to make the very ugly to become beautiful,is by getting used to seeing their faces.
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The power to become dominant in business is by making the consumer get used to your product.
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The power to live without almost anybody in life lies within you,just get used to their absence.
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We are taking this very seriously. The process is cumbersome, but it does provide for due process.
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There is no greater glory than to die for love.
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No one should let yesterday use up too much of today. Easy to say, hard to live.
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I myself cried when I got angry, then became unable to explain why I was angry in the first place. L...
GLORIA STEINEM
Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life more fair for wome...
GLORIA STEINEM
It's an incredible con job when you think about it, to believe something now in exchange for som...
GLORIA STEINEM
I think we each come out of the womb with some unique way of looking at the world and if we don't ex...
GLORIA STEINEM
Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the stat...
GLORIA STEINEM
Marriage: A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the ge...
GLORIA STEINEM
A gender-equal society would be one where the word 'gender' does not exist: where everyone c...
GLORIA STEINEM
Anger is energising. The opposite of anger is depression, which is anger turned inward.
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Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before.
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Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
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The family is the basic cell of government: it is where we are trained to believe that we are human ...
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If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
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We are becoming the men we wanted to marry
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I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage...
GLORIA STEINEM
Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious.
GLORIA STEINEM
. . . as for logic, it's in the eye of the logician.
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Obviously, there is much similarity among the challenges of transgender people and all women - from ...
GLORIA STEINEM
We'll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth.
GLORIA STEINEM
The abolition and suffrage movements progressed when united and were damaged by division; we should ...
GLORIA STEINEM
The problem for all women is we're identified by how we look instead of by our heads and our hea...
GLORIA STEINEM
Every social justice movement that I know of has come out of people sitting in small groups, telling...
GLORIA STEINEM
By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential, not God.
GLORIA STEINEM
Men should think twice before making widow hood woman's only path to power.
GLORIA STEINEM
If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle...
GLORIA STEINEM
All women, and men of color - we were owned like tables and chairs. We spent a hundred years getting...
GLORIA STEINEM
I remember someone once asked Jack Kennedy why he was paying such close attention to the renovation ...
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You're always the person you were when you were born," she says impatiently. "You just keep finding ...
GLORIA STEINEM
At my graduation, I thought we had to marry what we wished to become. Now you are becoming the men y...
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We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more lik...
GLORIA STEINEM
Law and justice are not always the same.
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The surest way to be alone is to get married
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Hope is a very unruly emotion
GLORIA STEINEM
Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be d...
GLORIA STEINEM
It's an incredible con job when you think about it, to believe something now in exchange for somethi...
GLORIA STEINEM
We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more lik...
GLORIA STEINEM
The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.
GLORIA STEINEM
The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary.
GLORIA STEINEM
When I had a fellowship at the Smithsonian, I asked for a couch in the office because I liked to lie...
GLORIA STEINEM
If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say. I'm a feminist, that'...
GLORIA STEINEM
Women tend to need the healthcare system more because we bear children. Insurance companies - not al...
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